Covenant can use the Trakt.tv service to keep track of your favorite TV shows and movies. This is specially helpful if you want to keep your data synchronized across devices.

 

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In this tutorial we are going to take a look at Trakt.tv and how to use it with Covenant on Kodi 17 Krypton or greater.

 

Quick Intro to Trakt

Trakt.tv is a free service that let’s you organize your favorite TV shows and movies and keep track of what you’re watching. It integrates with a lot of popular media center software and you can use it from your browser or smart phone. We are going to focus on two specific Trakt features: Collection and Lists.

The Collection: it’s similar to the library on Kodi, here you’ll add your favorite shows and movies.

  1. To view your collection select Collection from the Profile Menu on the top-right corner.
  2. Use the Filter to select Shows or Movies.
  3. You can Sort the results by Title or Date.

Trakt.tv collection sorted by TV show title

Lists: You can create your own custom lists here, Trakt comes with a default Watchlist you can use to add all the shows and movies you’d like to check out.

  1. To view your lists select “Lists” from the Profile Menu.
  2. Add new lists using the “Add Lists” button.

Trakt lists on user profile

To add a show to your collection using Trakt.tv select “TV” from the Top Menu and click on the green book button located under the image of your preferred show.

  1. Use the buttons under each Show to “Mark as watched”, “Add to Collection” or “Add to a List”.
  2. You can search for specific shows or movies using the search box.
  3. Click on Trending or Popular to explore new shows.

Adding tv show to collection using Trakt.tv

 

Be aware that the Watchlist is meant to be a temporary list, this means that the movies and shows on this list will be automatically removed once they are marked as watched. On the other hand, the Collection and custom lists are persistent.

Try adding a couple of shows to your collection and check out the other features to familiarize yourself with Trakt. Once you are ready let’s switch to Kodi.

 

Activate Trakt with Covenant

Let’s st up Covenant to use Trakt, open Kodi and navigate to Covenant Main Menu.

1. Select Toolskodi covenant tools
2. Press Track: Authorize.Kodi Covenant Trakt authorization
3. Covenant will generate an authorization code, write it down. Trakt authorization code for Covenant on Kodi
4. Now use your browser to go to https://trakt.tv/activate/ and enter the authorization code. Press Continue and then press Yes allow Covenant to use your Trakt account. enter authorization code on trakt website
5. Back in Kodi your Trakt username should now appear next to Trakt authorization. Press OK to confirm. set up trakt account on covenant kodi

 

Authorizing Trakt will enable My Movies, My Tv Shows, New Movies and New Episodes on Covenant’s main menu.

Aside from using the website or a smartphone app , you can interact with Trakt.tv directly from Kodi using Covenant.

 

Accessing Trakt with Covenant

You can use Covenant to access your Trakt Collection, Watchlist and custom lists.

6. Go back to Covenant main menu and select My TV Showstrakt tv shows on Covenant
7. Your Trakt Collection and lists are here. Progress acts as a bookmark for your shows and Episodes will show you the newest episode of each show on your collection or lists.using trakt with covenant and kodi

 

Adding Items to Trakt with Covenant

Covenant lets you manage items on your Trakt Collection or lists using the Trakt Manager context menu.

8. Highlight a TV show or Movie, open the Context Menu and select Trakt Manager (You can open the Context Menu by pressing the C key, right-clicking or long-pressing on an item). Kodi covenant trakt manager
9. You can add or remove items from your Collection and Lists using Trakt Manager. adding item to collection using covenant trakt manager

 

Activate your Trakt account on all your devices with Kodi and Covenant to keep them synchronized. Covenant will take care of automatically mark your episodes and movies as watched on Trakt.

Once Trakt is authorized you can import your Collection or Watchlist to the library by going to Tools > Library, and selecting the Import option. Read How to integrate Covenant with Kodi Library to set up library integration.

If you want to use subtitles with Covenant read How to enable automatic subtitles on Kodi.

 

More info:

How to use Trakt with Covenant and Kodi
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